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American University sociologist’s new research finds little news coverage of the Fukushima disaster identified health risks to public.

News Coverage of Fukushima Disaster Found Lacking

A new analysis by American University sociology professor Celine Marie Pascale finds that U.S. news media coverage of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan largely minimized health risks to the public.

Through AU coursework and programs, students examine issues of racism and privilege.

A Road to Realization

In a time of racial discord, AU students learn about white privilege.